Come Work with Us!
SDSF is hiring a Development and Marketing Associate

Congratulations to the SDSF's own Board of Directors member

Evelyn Schlenker

for selection as a member of the inaugural class of the

University of South Dakota College of Fine Arts Hall of Fame!!!

Twelfth Night, or What You Will

Please join us for a professional production of Twelfth Night, or What You Will

June 17-20, 2021

Vermillion’s Prentis Park

Pre-show Performances and Vending start at 6 p.m.

Vendors include: Hy-Vee, The Bean, Cow & Spoon, plus wine and beer

Curtain at 7 p.m.

Thurs June 24-Sun June 27, Video Stream

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This year’s production of Twelfth Night, or What You Will is fondly dedicated in honor, memory, and celebration of the life of David Leonard.

About Us...

The mission of the South Dakota Shakespeare Festival is to engage, connect, and inspire communities by exploring our shared human experiences through inclusive, professional Shakespeare productions and theatre arts education.


SDSF’s 2021 season is supported, in part, by the Gannett Foundation, South Dakota Arts Council, City of Vermillion, Vermillion Area Chamber & Development Company, United Way of Vermillion, South Dakota Humanities Council, Dakota Hospital Foundation, Coffee Cup Travel Plazas, and the University of South Dakota.




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The South Dakota Shakespeare Festival strives to make our programs accessible to everyone.

For more information, questions, or to request accommodations, please contact us at (605) 622-0423, or